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Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis: Vandana Shiva

In Soil Not Oil, Vandana Shiva explains that a world beyond dependence on fossil fuels and globalization is both possible and necessary. Condemning industrial agriculture as a recipe for ecological and economic disaster, Shiva champions the small, independent farm: their … Continue reading

Mustafa Ali: Meet the Top EPA Environmental Justice Official Who Quit to Protest Pruitt & Trump

Democracy Now! Published on Mar 13, 2017 http://democracynow.org – A top official at the Environmental Protection Agency has resigned in protest of a Trump administration proposal to scale back severely the size and work of the agency. Mustafa Ali helped … Continue reading

Chief Environmental Justice Official at EPA Resigns, With Plea to Pruitt to Protect Vulnerable Communities | InsideClimate News

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/09032017/epa-environmental-justice-mustafa-ali-flint-water-crisis-dakota-access-pipeline-trump-scott-pruitt Mustafa Ali quits after 24 years, as new administrator prepares deep cuts in programs affecting the poor and minorities. Phil McKenna By Phil McKenna Mustafa Ali is stepping down from his position as head of the environmental justice program … Continue reading

“Environmental Justice: The Spirit of Sustainability” by Robin Morris Collin

Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability Published on Feb 7, 2017 November 17, 2011 | Robin Morris Collin, author and professor of law, explains the need to have all cultures represented and heard in sustainability discussions. and and

Food Sovereignty: A Strategy for Environmental Justice

Posted on November 11, 2016 Food sovereignty offers a strategy for social mobilization that confronts rural disintegration while addressing environmental crises. This paper is being presented at Food and Justice: Ideas for a new global food agenda?, a conference organized … Continue reading

Flint’s Water and Environmental Justice – Scientific American

Demonstrators protest over the Flint, Michigan contaminated water crisis, March 6, 2015. The University of Michigan’s Paul Mohai, a leading researcher of issues related to environmental justice, talked about the Flint water crisis at a workshop sponsored by the Institute … Continue reading

Hannah Holleman on environmental justice and ecological imperialism

Posted on October 22, 2016 “The pace and scale of ecological degradation we confront today is unfathomable without understanding the legacy and persistent realities of ecological imperialism.” Hannah Holleman Hannah Holleman is an activist and assistant professor of sociology at … Continue reading

Charalee Graydon on the Arts, Climate and Environmental Justice

Charalee holds degrees in arts and law. Following receipt of a Rhodes scholarship in 1982, Charalee pursued post-graduate legal studies in Oxford, England. She held academic positions in England, New Zealand, and Canada and practised law in Canada. She has … Continue reading

Environmental Justice, Science, and Democracy Forum | Union of Concerned Scientists

St. Paul, Minnesota | September 22-24, 2016 Indigenous communities, communities of color, and low-income communities across the United States are fighting for environmental justice (EJ). These communities have been disproportionately burdened by polluting industrial facilities and land and natural resource … Continue reading

Principles of Environmental Justice | Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services

http://tejasbarrios.org/ejprinciples/ Delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit held on October 24-27, 1991, in Washington DC, drafted and adopted 17 principles of Environmental Justice. Since then, The Principles have served as a defining document for the … Continue reading